Tracee Tibbitts is an art director and designer who is passionate about journalism and storytelling. 

︎ currently senior art director at Science News.


Science News
2016 ︎︎︎ present

Selected layouts from Science News.

Art Direction

Science News
2016 ︎︎︎ present 

Here are some of my favorite pieces I’ve art directed.
The Julia Robinson portrait (”Known for the Unknowable”) by the Balbusso twins recieved the following awards:
    ︎ Winner of the 2021 Ozzie award for Illustration in the consumer category
    ︎ Featured in the Society of Illustrators’ 63rd annual exhibition and book

Art by the Balbusso Twins, Joseph Alessio, Jaime Jacob, David Preiss, Jeff Rogers, Veronica Falconieri Hays and Katty Huertas

Illustration and graphics

Science News
2016 ︎︎︎ present 

At Science News I create editorial illustrations, charts and graphics (or anything else we need to tell the story). 

I’ve also created interactive graphics with tools like CARTO, HighCharts, Flourish, Tableau and others.

Dog Domestication by year 

U.S. Black students in STEM, 2000–2018


Science News
2016 ︎︎︎ present 
I designed a custom interactive that explained the standard model of particle physics. Readers can toggle and click different parts of the diagram to learn about the 12 different types of particles that make up all matter.

︎︎︎See the case study.

I also design social campaigns and developed the visual template for social media posts.